CIGNAL smothered Philips Gold, 25-18, 25-16, 25-15, to finally barge into the win column in the Philippine Super Liga All- Filipino Conference at the Cuneta Astrodome.
Janine Navarro finished with 14 points while Carmela Tunay had 11 for the rejigged HD Spikers, who posted the easy victory to end a run of two defeats to start the tournament.
"I told my players to use our previous losses as motivation to strive more," Cignal coach Sammy Acaylar said. "Fortunately, they responded. I think they just need a little more time together to develop their chemistry and start working as a team."
Shaya Adorador had eight points to emerge as top scorer for the Lady Slammers, who were relegated to the basement after absorbing their third loss in four starts.